National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments, 62640-62641 [2014-24783]

Download as PDF 62640 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.233, National Center for Sleep Disorders Research; 93.837, Heart and Vascular Diseases Research; 93.838, Lung Diseases Research; 93.839, Blood Diseases and Resources Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS). DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. 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Wilson, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review/DERA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7204, Bethesda, MD 20892–7924, 301–435– 0299, wilsonda2@nhlbi.nih.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 Dated: October 10, 2014. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–24792 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments This notice announces the next meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The BSC, a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of scientists from the public and private sectors, will review and provide advice on programmatic activities. The meeting is open to the public as indicated below, and registration is requested for both attendance and oral comment and required to access the webcast. Parts of the meeting will be closed as indicated on the agenda. Information about the meeting and registration are available at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165. DATES: Meeting: The meeting is on December 9–10, 2014; it begins at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 9 and at 9:00 a.m. on December 10 and continues each day until adjournment. Written Public Comment Submissions: Deadline is November 25, 2014. Registration for Oral Comments: Deadline is December 2, 2014. Registration for Accommodation: Deadline is December 2, 2014, for individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Rodbell Auditorium, Rall Building, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Meeting Web page: The preliminary agenda, registration, and other meeting materials are at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ go/165. Webcast: The meeting will be webcast on December 10; the URL will be SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provided to those who register for viewing. Dr. Lori White, Designated Federal Officer for the BSC, Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, Division of NTP, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, K2–03, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Phone: 919– 541–9834, Fax: 301–480–3272, Email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. Hand Deliver/ Courier address: 530 Davis Drive, Room K2124, Morrisville, NC 27560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting and Registration: Parts of the meeting are open to the public as indicated on the agenda with time scheduled for oral public comments; inperson attendance at NIEHS is limited only by the space available. Parts of the meeting are closed to the public as indicated on the agenda in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended, for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the NIEHS, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. The BSC will provide input to the NTP on programmatic activities and issues. A preliminary agenda, roster of BSC members, background materials, public comments, and any additional information, when available, will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or may be requested in hardcopy from the Designated Federal Officer for the BSC. Following the meeting, summary minutes will be prepared and made available on the BSC meeting Web site. The public may attend the meeting in person on both days or view the webcast on December 10. Registration is required to view the webcast; the URL for the webcast will be provided in the email confirming registration. Individuals who plan to provide oral comments (see below) are encouraged to register online at the BSC meeting Web site (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) by December 2, 2014, to facilitate planning for the meeting. Individuals interested in this meeting are encouraged to access the Web site to stay abreast of the most current information regarding the meeting. Visitor and security information for those attending inperson is available at niehs.nih.gov/ about/visiting/index.cfm. Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Dr. White at phone: (919) 541–9834 or email: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800–877–8339. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance of the event. Request for Comments: Written comments submitted in response to this notice should be received by November 25, 2014. Comments will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site and persons submitting them will be identified by their name and affiliation and/or sponsoring organization, if applicable. Persons submitting written comments should include their name, affiliation (if applicable), phone, email, and sponsoring organization (if any) with the document. Time is allotted during the meeting for the public to present oral comments to the BSC on the agenda topics. Public comments can be presented in-person at the meeting or by teleconference line. There are 50 lines for this call; availability is on a first-come, firstserved basis. The lines will be open on December 10 from 9:00 a.m. until adjournment, although the BSC will receive public comments only during the formal public comment periods, which are indicated on the preliminary agenda. Each organization (sponsoring organization or affiliation) is allowed one time slot per agenda topic. Each speaker is allotted at least 7 minutes, which if time permits, may be extended to 10 minutes at the discretion of the BSC chair. Persons wishing to present oral comments should register on the BSC meeting Web site by December 2, 2014, indicate whether they will present comments in-person or via the teleconference line, and indicate the topic(s) on which they plan to comment. The access number for the teleconference line will be provided to registrants by email prior to the meeting. On-site registration for oral comments will also be available on the meeting day, although time allowed for comments by these registrants may be limited and will be determined by the number of persons who register at the meeting. Persons registering to make oral comments are asked to send a copy of their statement and/or PowerPoint slides to the Designated Federal Officer by December 2, 2014. Written statements can supplement and may expand upon the oral presentation. If registering on-site and reading from written text, please bring 20 copies of the statement for distribution to the BSC and NTP staff and to supplement the record. Background Information on the BSC: The BSC is a technical advisory body comprised of scientists from the public VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 and private sectors that provides primary scientific oversight to the NTP. Specifically, the BSC advises the NTP on matters of scientific program content, both present and future, and conducts periodic review of the program for the purpose of determining and advising on the scientific merit of its activities and their overall scientific quality. Its members are selected from recognized authorities knowledgeable in fields such as toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry, epidemiology, risk assessment, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, molecular biology, behavioral toxicology, neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, reproductive toxicology or teratology, and biostatistics. Members serve overlapping terms of up to four years. The BSC usually meets biannually. The authority for the BSC is provided by 42 U.S.C. 217a, section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS), as amended. The BSC is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. Dated: October 14, 2014. John R. Bucher, Associate Director, National Toxicology Program. [FR Doc. 2014–24783 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute on Aging Special Emphasis Panel; Cerebrovascular Disease and Aging. Date: November 10, 2014. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62641 Place: National Institute on Aging, Gateway Building, Suite 2C212, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ramesh Vemuri, Ph.D., Chief, Scientific Review Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2C– 212, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–402–7700, rv23r@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.866, Aging Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 14, 2014. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–24789 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Pathophysiology of Neurological Disorders. Date: November 10, 2014. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Boris P Sokolov, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5217A, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–408– 9115, bsokolov@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowship: Physiology and Pathobiology of Musculoskeletal, Oral, and Skin Systems. Date: November 12, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; 
Announcement of Meeting; Request for Comments

SUMMARY: This notice announces the next meeting of the National 
Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The BSC, 
a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of scientists 
from the public and private sectors, will review and provide advice on 
programmatic activities. The meeting is open to the public as indicated 
below, and registration is requested for both attendance and oral 
comment and required to access the webcast. Parts of the meeting will 
be closed as indicated on the agenda. Information about the meeting and 
registration are available at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165.

DATES: Meeting: The meeting is on December 9-10, 2014; it begins at 
8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 9 and at 9:00 a.m. on 
December 10 and continues each day until adjournment.
    Written Public Comment Submissions: Deadline is November 25, 2014.
    Registration for Oral Comments: Deadline is December 2, 2014.
    Registration for Accommodation: Deadline is December 2, 2014, for 
individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate.

ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Rodbell Auditorium, Rall Building, 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 111 T.W. 
Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
    Meeting Web page: The preliminary agenda, registration, and other 
meeting materials are at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165.
    Webcast: The meeting will be webcast on December 10; the URL will 
be provided to those who register for viewing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Lori White, Designated Federal 
Officer for the BSC, Office of Liaison, Policy and Review, Division of 
NTP, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, K2-03, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. 
Phone: 919-541-9834, Fax: 301-480-3272, Email: whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. 
Hand Deliver/Courier address: 530 Davis Drive, Room K2124, Morrisville, 
NC 27560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Meeting and Registration: Parts of the meeting are open to the 
public as indicated on the agenda with time scheduled for oral public 
comments; in-person attendance at NIEHS is limited only by the space 
available. Parts of the meeting are closed to the public as indicated 
on the agenda in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 
552(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended, for the review, discussion, and 
evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by 
the NIEHS, including consideration of personnel qualifications and 
performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the 
disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of 
personal privacy.
    The BSC will provide input to the NTP on programmatic activities 
and issues. A preliminary agenda, roster of BSC members, background 
materials, public comments, and any additional information, when 
available, will be posted on the BSC meeting Web site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) or may be requested in hardcopy from the 
Designated Federal Officer for the BSC. Following the meeting, summary 
minutes will be prepared and made available on the BSC meeting Web 
site.
    The public may attend the meeting in person on both days or view 
the webcast on December 10. Registration is required to view the 
webcast; the URL for the webcast will be provided in the email 
confirming registration. Individuals who plan to provide oral comments 
(see below) are encouraged to register online at the BSC meeting Web 
site (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/165) by December 2, 2014, to 
facilitate planning for the meeting. Individuals interested in this 
meeting are encouraged to access the Web site to stay abreast of the 
most current information regarding the meeting. Visitor and security 
information for those attending in-person is available at 
niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/index.cfm. Individuals with disabilities 
who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Dr. 
White at phone: (919) 541-9834 or email:

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whiteld@niehs.nih.gov. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay 
Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least five business 
days in advance of the event.
    Request for Comments: Written comments submitted in response to 
this notice should be received by November 25, 2014. Comments will be 
posted on the BSC meeting Web site and persons submitting them will be 
identified by their name and affiliation and/or sponsoring 
organization, if applicable. Persons submitting written comments should 
include their name, affiliation (if applicable), phone, email, and 
sponsoring organization (if any) with the document.
    Time is allotted during the meeting for the public to present oral 
comments to the BSC on the agenda topics. Public comments can be 
presented in-person at the meeting or by teleconference line. There are 
50 lines for this call; availability is on a first-come, first-served 
basis. The lines will be open on December 10 from 9:00 a.m. until 
adjournment, although the BSC will receive public comments only during 
the formal public comment periods, which are indicated on the 
preliminary agenda. Each organization (sponsoring organization or 
affiliation) is allowed one time slot per agenda topic. Each speaker is 
allotted at least 7 minutes, which if time permits, may be extended to 
10 minutes at the discretion of the BSC chair. Persons wishing to 
present oral comments should register on the BSC meeting Web site by 
December 2, 2014, indicate whether they will present comments in-person 
or via the teleconference line, and indicate the topic(s) on which they 
plan to comment. The access number for the teleconference line will be 
provided to registrants by email prior to the meeting. On-site 
registration for oral comments will also be available on the meeting 
day, although time allowed for comments by these registrants may be 
limited and will be determined by the number of persons who register at 
the meeting.
    Persons registering to make oral comments are asked to send a copy 
of their statement and/or PowerPoint slides to the Designated Federal 
Officer by December 2, 2014. Written statements can supplement and may 
expand upon the oral presentation. If registering on-site and reading 
from written text, please bring 20 copies of the statement for 
distribution to the BSC and NTP staff and to supplement the record.
    Background Information on the BSC: The BSC is a technical advisory 
body comprised of scientists from the public and private sectors that 
provides primary scientific oversight to the NTP. Specifically, the BSC 
advises the NTP on matters of scientific program content, both present 
and future, and conducts periodic review of the program for the purpose 
of determining and advising on the scientific merit of its activities 
and their overall scientific quality. Its members are selected from 
recognized authorities knowledgeable in fields such as toxicology, 
pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry, epidemiology, risk assessment, 
carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, molecular biology, behavioral toxicology, 
neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, reproductive toxicology or 
teratology, and biostatistics. Members serve overlapping terms of up to 
four years. The BSC usually meets biannually. The authority for the BSC 
is provided by 42 U.S.C. 217a, section 222 of the Public Health Service 
Act (PHS), as amended. The BSC is governed by the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app.), which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

    Dated: October 14, 2014.
John R. Bucher,
Associate Director, National Toxicology Program.
[FR Doc. 2014-24783 Filed 10-17-14; 8:45 am]
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